2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 142
Sponsored By:
Delegates Niemann, Ali, Benson, Carr, Frush, Glenn, Healey, Holmes, Hubbard, Hucker, Lafferty, Levi, Manno, Montgomery, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Ross, Shewell, Stein, V. Turner, and Weir
Public Health - Chain Restaurants - Nutrition Information Labeling


Requiring chain restaurants to provide specified nutrition information for standard menu items; establishing how the nutrition information is to be determined; requiring the nutrition information to be displayed in a specified manner; authorizing a local health department to enforce the Act; providing for civil penalties; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Gerron S. Levi, District 23A
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Health -see also- Mental Health
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Public Information

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 21-313 , 21-353 , 21-354 , 21-355 , 21-356 , 21-1214 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered